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Vase: C.4-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Clear glass, intercalated with yellow metallic oxide, decorated with three applied horizontal ribs, and with etched, cut and polished stylised floral ornament. Of truncated conical form with two horizontal ribs above the base, another below the rim and a wide band of stylised floral ornament between.


History note: Purchased from Mr W. Heffer, 18 King Street, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Napier Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.1 cm
Width: 20.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Daum Frères ⪼ Nancy ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1982-03-14) by Heffer, W.


Production date: circa AD 1930


French, Nancy, Daum Frères

Components of the work

Decoration composed of metallic oxide ( yellow)

Materials used in production

Clear glass

Techniques used in production

Blown : Clear glass, intercalated with yellow metallic oxide, decorated with three applied horizontal ribs, with etched, cut and polished decoration

Inscription or legends present

  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1982
Primary reference Number: 27645
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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